PUNARVASU NAKSHATRAAn article based on research for lovers of astrology
the names of the Vasus , according to the Vishnu-Purana = 1. Apa"water" or Ahan, "Day"; 2. Dhruva " the Pole-star; 3. Soma, "theMoon"; 4. Dhara "flowing water"; 5. Anila, "Wind"; 6. Anala orPavaka, "Fire"; 7. Pratyusha, "the Dawn"; 8. Prabhasa, "Light"
a symbolical Name of the number `" eight "'
a ray of light; light , radiance
wealth , goods , riches , property; the god of wealth or property; thegod of life
stream of wealth; of the heavenly Ganga; of sacred bathing-place
gold; a jewel , gem , pearl; any valuable or precious object
Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionary
Valerie J. Roebuck “The Circle of Stars” :Location = Castor & Pollux: alpha & beta Geminorum"The Two who are Good & Prosperous Again""The Two Who Give Back Goods Again"
"The Twinned Ones" "restoring goods"; commencement of wealth
David Frawley, Fruits of Worshipping Each Nakshatra:"The Earth in the beginning had no growths. She desired, "May I produceherbs and trees." One who makes the appropriate offering to Aditi, toPunarvasu, produces progeny and cattle.Shil-Ponde. (1939).Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 81:"... from Ardra to Punarvasu, a startling change in mental development.In Punarvasu, the native is possessed of profound intelligence
capable of delving into and understand all manner of philosophical and metaphysicalpostulates. He revels in abstract thought and has a lively and profoundimagination
He may be also a poet of high attainment, expressing a fire and vitality in hisverse which is the result of an unusually passionate temperament.He will, however, be only moderately successful by world standards during hislifetime although unlike the Ardra native he will not experience poverty."